Arts & Entertainment

Welcome to the Arts & Entertainment Community! In this community, members will find resources that assist in their education and development of skills needed to excel in these areas of interest. You’ll also find blogs, career development resources, and career opportunities in these areas of focus.

 

 

Jobs.art
Jobs.art is an international job board focused solely on art-related careers and opportunities. Search the best museum, gallery, curator and art handling jobs.

Art Search
ART JOBS in the US. Job posting in arts, culture, education. Theatre, museum, gallery careers September 2023. Submit job, free resume listings.

Art Jobs on Indeed

Official Art Jobs & Open Calls
The community for the arts, cultural and creative industries. Share opportunitiesarts open callscompetitionscasting calls, and creative jobs

College Art Association (CAA)
The Online Career Center is the largest database of employment listings in the art and academic worlds. Job seekers may search listings and post their CV, and employers may submit classified advertisements and browse information about potential candidates. Other features allow schools and institutions to set up interviews at the CAA conference and elsewhere.

Working at the National Gallery of Art

Art Search

National Endowment for the Arts

Playbill

National Association of Broadcasters

National Public Radio

The American Communication Association (ACA)

The Association for Women in Communications (AWC)

National Communication Association 

Social Media Association

United Talent Agency Job Listings

Entertainment Careers

Summer and Fall Paid Professional Opportunities for Collegiate Instrumentalists and Vocalists

With our strong commitment to creating professional paid opportunities for your college students, we are excited to share upcoming opportunity for students from NATO countries!

The American Pops Orchestra – 75th Anniversary of NATO
The American Pops Orchestra is seeking …

By Minh Nguyen
Minh Nguyen
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Launch into the Future: Conquering Post-Graduation Uncertainty

Graduation is upon us, Vikings! It’s a thrilling launchpad, but also normal to feel a mix of “what’s next?” and nervous excitement. Don’t worry, you’re not lost at sea. Here’s your personal treasure map to navigate post-graduation uncertainty with confidence …

By Sangamitra Shakya
Sangamitra Shakya
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Beyond the Cap and Gown! Maximizing Finals Week and Graduation for Career Success

As finals week approaches and the excitement of graduation builds, it’s easy to get caught up in the whirlwind of last-minute assignments and celebratory plans. However, amidst the chaos, it’s essential to recognize that these moments offer unique opportunities to …

By Sangamitra Shakya
Sangamitra Shakya
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WQPT-PBS Internships

Are you looking for a summer internship?🔍 Are you interested in the media industry? 📺Check out these internships from WQPT/PBS!

🎓Development Intern

PBS seeks a highly motivated, self-starting student who is passionate about public broadcasting and education. The Development Intern …

By Minh Nguyen
Minh Nguyen
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Innovation In The Alps!

In the spring of 2025, Augustana College will offer a Study Away program focused on innovation in music and science and ethical consideration in Germany and Switzerland (Alps). Students will take two courses on campus (ENGR 315 and MUSC 306) in Spring. After …

By Lisa Slater
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Career Resources

Decoding Your Future

To further support your exploration and decision-making process, here are some valuable resources:

Employment Tips for International Students

In addition to the tailored resources and advice below, international students should also refer to …

What Can I do with this Major?

Many students ask, “What can I do with my major?” The question should be, “What do i want to do?”

Acting / Theatre Resources

Below are various resources linked to the fields of theatre, film, fine arts, history, museum studies, music, photography, and writing.

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Viking Connections

Austin Elledge

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Kristi Moynihan

Alumni, Community Experts
  • Illinois, Chicago
  • Academic Operations Administrator for Masters programs in Art Education and Art Therapy School of the Art Institute of Chicago
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  • Moline, Illinois
  • News Anchor for "Good Morning Quad Cities" WQAD-TV
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Skill Building Courses

Cinematic Composition for Video Productions

Taught by Eduardo Angel
Composition is one of the least understood yet most important aspects of video. Like good storytelling, in order to achieve…

The Elements of Composition for Illustrators

Taught by Mary Jane Begin
Understanding how to arrange the elements of a composition is critical to a successful final piece. Like the skeleton of…

Creating a Hand-Drawn Type Portrait

Taught by Von Glitschka
Watch a professional artist at work, Von Glitschka, as he creates a type-based portrait, or “type face,” of director Alfred…

Painting and Developing a Composition

Taught by Mary Jane Begin
We asked illustrator Mary Jane Begin to create a brand-new composition from three (surprise) elements. The goal? To teach members…

5-Day Photo Challenge: Composition

Taught by Ben Long
How do you get better at photography? By challenging yourself every day. In this five-day photo challenge, Ben Long introduces…

Graphic Design History: The Arts and Crafts Movement

Taught by Sean Adams
Learning about graphic design concepts and approaches of the past can help inform and inspire your work in the present.…

Learning Cinematography: 1 Narrative Fundamentals

Taught by Bill Dill
Creative decision making lies at the core of great filmmaking. To shoot a movie, you need to understand how the…

Learning Cinematography: 2 Working on Set

Taught by Bill Dill
The Cinematography series with ASC cinematographer and professor Bill Dill covers what you need to know to shoot a modern…

Learning Cinematography: 3 Hands On Techniques

Taught by Bill Dill
The Cinematography series with cinematographer and professor Bill Dill, ASC, covers useful, practical information that can help aspiring cinematographers bring their motion…

Creating a Short Film: 07 Cinematography

Taught by Chad Perkins
The 13-part Creating a Short Film training series showcases what it actually takes to create a short film—from the brainstorming…

Photography: Advanced Composition

Taught by Ben Long
What makes a good photo? Understanding why a composition works—or why it doesn’t—can be difficult. However, by analyzing images and…

The Elements of Effective Photographs

Taught by Natalie Fobes
Many elements come together to make an effective photo, whether it’s a magazine cover shot or a photo of a…

ENGL-298 Career Discovery (1 Credits)

Taught by McDowell, Joseph (Lecture)
This class provides a personalized framework for English majors to help them discover how they might apply their major after…

The Art of Photo Composition

Taught by Tracey Clark
Have you ever been excited about taking a picture, only to find yourself disappointed by the results? Practice and failure…

Designing with the Golden Ratio

Taught by Michael Ruocco
Many of the world’s most beautiful things share the same golden ratio (approximately 1.618). This ancient proportion lends order and…

LSC- 401: Career and Life Design: Strategies for Career Success

Taught by Shelby Olson
For SENIORS considering or pursuing grad school, job search, gap year, or those with no plan Using an innovative framework…

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Rock Island, IL 61201

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  • Resume & Cover Letter Writing
  • Viking Score Overview
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  • Career Resources Overview